Seawolf Advisory!

This morning, our Facilities and Campus Services team was made aware of a pothole that shut down the westbound lanes of Northern Lights Boulevard between UAA Drive and Career Center Drive. It has since been upgraded to a sinkhole, and the lanes will remain closed for an undetermined amount of time while crews repair the damage. We anticipate the closure will extend through the week.

Finals week is a very stressful time for students. Students, please know that your professors have been made aware of the situation. Please communicate with them any delays you may experience due to this issue. We know this is an unexpected traffic challenge. Please take a deep breath. We want you to have a smooth and safe finals week.

Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta (AVS)

Alaska Victimization Survey: Research on Violence Against Women in Alaska
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Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta

The 2012 Alaska Victimization Survey for the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta was conducted from March to May 2012, and results were released on October 22, 2012 in Bethel.  Findings include:

  • Over half of adult women in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta have experienced intimate partner violence, sexual violence or both, in their lifetime;
  •  Nearly 17% have experienced intimate partner violence, sexual violence or both, in the past year;
  • One out of every four adult women in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta have experienced sexual violence in their lifetime; and 
  • More than four out of every 10 have experienced intimate partner violence in their lifetime.


Released 10/22/2012

Lifetime estimates

Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta lifetime estimates.  Out of every 100 adult women who reside in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: 45 experienced intimate partner violence (IPV). 25 experienced sexual violence. 51 experienced intimate partner violence, sexual violence, or both.  These lifetime estimates come from a 2012 survey of adult women in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta. Source: UAA Justice Center, Alaska Victimization Survey.

Data release

October 22, 2012 press conference releasing results of the
2012 Alaska Victimization Survey 
for the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta


Pictured (left to right): Dr. André Rosay, UAA Justice Center; Michelle DeWitt, Executive Director, Tundra Women's Coalition; Lauree Morton, Executive Director, Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (CDVSA); Katie TePas, Office of the Governor, State of Alaska.